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|Additional Physical Format:||Online version:
Nabokov, Vladimir Vladimirovich, 1899-1977.
Novels and memoirs, 1941-1951.
New York, N.Y. : Literary Classics of the United States, c1996
|Named Person:||Vladimir Vladimirovich Nabokov; Vladimir Vladimirovich Nabokov; Vladimir Nabokov; Vladimir Vladimirovich Nabokov|
|Material Type:||Biography, Fiction|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Vladimir Vladimirovich Nabokov
|Description:||710 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.|
|Contents:||The real life of Sebastian Knight --
Bend sinister --
|Series Title:||Library of America, 87.|
Speak, Memory: An Autobiography Revisited (1951; revised 1966), Nabokov's dazzling memoir of his childhood in imperial Russia and exile in Europe, is central to an understanding of his art. The texts of this volume incorporate Nabokov's penciled corrections in his own copies of his works and correct long-standing errors. They are the most authoritative versions available and have been prepared with the assistance of Dmitri Nabokov, the novelist's son, and Brian Boyd, Nabokov's award-winning biographer, who has also contributed notes and a detailed chronology of the author's life based on new research.